Italy

ManBetX nets Serie A Asia broadcast partnership

Lega Serie A has named ManBetX as its ‘International Presenting Partner for Asia’. The new Asian market focused bookmaker will receive heightened coverage across Serie A syndicated Asia broadcasts during season 2017/18. ManBetX marketing secured its broadcast partnership ahead of this weekend’s start of a new Serie A season. The online bookmaker will gain in match graphics, idents and virtual …

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Lottomatica launches new affiliate program for Italian portal

Lottomatica - Copyright: mayrum / 123RF Stock Photo

Lottomatica, the Rome-based gaming, lottery, iLottery and iGaming operator, has launched an affiliate programme for its Italian online gambling web portal.  The new affiliate programme for the multi-vertical brand is in partnership with Income Access, Paysafe Group’s marketing software provider, and will be managed using the Income Access platform. Licensed by Italian gambling regulator Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli …

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Currency impacts effect ‘debt focused’ IGT Group’s Q2 2017 performance

Presenting its Q2 2017 trading update (period ending 30 June), New York-listed international lottery and gambling systems provider IGT Group Plc, has detailed that currency impacts have affected group wide metrics. Updating the market, IGT would declare period group ‘consolidated’ revenues of $1.2 billion down 5% on corresponding Q2 2016’s $1.285 billion.   The company detailed that the decline was …

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Unibet Italia gains full NYX OGS casino suite

Toronto TSX-listed gambling technology provider NYX Gaming has confirmed that it will extend its existing partnership with European operator Kindred Group by servicing its Unibet Italia property with its NYX OGS systems. The agreement will see Unibet.it gain a full OGS suite, expanding Kindred’s Italian vertical current casino games inventory. NYX informs that Unibet.it delivery was undertaken via NYX’s wholly owned …

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PokerStars tops Italian casino charts

Issuing a market update, Amaya Inc subsidiary PokerStars has declared that its online casino product has become ‘Italian market leader’ just two years after being officially launched. Backing its claim, PokerStars points to a June report by regulator the Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato (AAMS), in which its online casino has taken circa 8.85% of GGR market share. PokerStars …

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Betfair joins forces with Old Lady

Betfair has signed up to become the Official Gaming and Betting Digital Partner of Italian champions Juventus for the coming season starting from 2017/18. As part of the partnership, Betfair will be able to use Juventus’ name and image rights in their promotional material in Italy and around the world in Europe, America and Oceania. Supporters of ‘The Old Lady’ …

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SBC Events launches Knowledge Centre for industry professionals

Knowledge Centre

SBC Events has marked the launch of its new Knowledge Centre by sharing specialist sports betting insight from a trio of industry big hitters. During last month’s Betting on Football conference at Stamford Bridge, SBC gathered valuable knowledge for sports betting and gaming professionals by conducting exclusive video interviews with speakers and high-level delegates. The first three of these videos …

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Leigh Nissim resigns as CEO of Nektan Plc

London AIM-listed mobile gambling specialist Nektan Plc has today confirmed the departure of Leigh Nissim as its Chief Executive Officer. Issuing a corporate update, Nektan governance detailed that Nissim will officially leave the business this coming August, with founder and Non-Executive Director Gary Shaw retaking the firm’s CEO position on an interim basis. Nissim a former IGT and GTECH executive …

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Betgenius secures Grupo Codere global trading partnership

Genius Sports betting subsidiary technology Betgenius, continues to expand its industry footprint confirming that it has secured an agreement with Spanish legacy gambling operator Grupo Codere which will see it become the lead provider of pre-match and in-play trading provisions. Securing partnership terms, Betgenius will act as preferred provider of Codere trading markets for both its retail and online betting assets. …

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Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc acquires Mondogoal for Italian market entry

European ‘real-money’ fantasy sports operator Mondogoal has been acquired by Vancouver-based DFS systems provider Global Daily Fantasy Sports Inc (GDFSI) for an undisclosed fee. Last week, GDFSI management released a statement confirming the acquisition of Mondogoal and its related assets and intellectual properties. Founded in 2014 by Shergul Arshad, Mondogoal was one of the first companies to focus on expanding …

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